• Application Deadline
  • 119 days
  • English


Besides both sport and physical education are fundamental rights for every human being. The Sports Law and International Sports Law programme is delivered by National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Nowadays sport has become a global phenomenon and people participate in various aspects of it by watching video sporting events either by actively participating in the administration or management of these events, and while the number of professional athletes and coaches geometrically increases, a multitude of relationships that require legislation is created.

The Sports Law studies the concepts of sport, sport activities and sporting life. It examines the problems that arise within the sports scene and determines their legal dealing practices.This course is an introduction to the world of sports key concepts as conceived in national and international law.

At the same it imports us to the concept of sports disputes, the nature and character of sports courts and the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Through this online course we will recorded and investigate major problems that encounter in the international racing and sport activity. Finally, we will analyze the topic of labor relations developed in the context of professional activity of individuals in sports and racing activity.

The program runs via a user-friendly educational platform. Once the participant completes all the units successfully, he/she receives a certificate of training.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

    Module 1 – Sports Law, theory and praxisModule 1 provides an insight to the theoretical foundations of sports law and, in particular, to the emerging specialty area of international sports law

    • Lesson 1: Theoretical foundation and general principles of Sports Law 
    • Lesson 2: The physical movement within the Framework Of Law
    • Lesson 3: Theory of Sports Law – Lex Sportiva 
    • Lesson 4: Labor relations in international sport  

          Module 2 – International Sports Law and sports institutions 

          Module 2 introduces the participants to the law of the international sports institutions, namely the International Olympic Committee and the International Sport Federations.

          • Lesson 1: Law of the ancient Olympic Games 
          • Lesson 2: International sports legal order and Lex Sportiva 
          • Lesson 3: Lex Olympica (law of the Olympic Games) 
          • Lesson 4: European law and sport 
          For full information of the programme outline please visit the programme website.

                English Language Requirements

                This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                Schedule IELTS

                Academic Requirements

                Participant Profile

                This programme is designed for anyone with an interest in Law Courses and particularly in the field of the Sports Law. The content of this course is addressed to people who can be defined as Law experts.

                Tuition Fee

                • International Applies to you

                  800 EUR/full
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 119 days.
                • EU/EEA Applies to you

                  800 EUR/full
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 119 days.
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